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GNTO Promotes Greece on Global Booking Platforms

Greece has included online platforms Expedia and Booking in its marketing drive to promote its destinations to the international travel market.

Greece to Bolster Consular Services to Meet Travel Demand from India

Greece is moving ahead with the immediate reinforcement of its consular services in India to meet the increase in visa applications for travel.

Thessaloniki Welcomes 250% Rise in Cruise Arrivals

Τhe Thessaloniki Port Authority has revised upwards its figures from an expected 180% increase in cruise ship arrivals to a 250% rise.

Tourism Investments in Greece Reveal Unknown Destinations 

Greece is shifting its tourism strategy to showcase lesser-known destinations and attract foreign investments, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Acts on Climate Change with Astypalea Project

Greece is taking revolutionary steps to address climate change, incorporating all the tools technology has provided to lead the way, according to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greek PM Welcomes Strong Traveler Demand for Greece

Greece will continue to win over more international travelers as the reputation and brand name of the country becomes stronger, says Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Israel-Greece Conference Focuses on Hotels and Tourism Demand

The strong demand for Greece demonstrates that hoteliers “are doing something right”, according to the head of the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation, Grigoris Tasios.

Greece – Saudi Arabia Discuss Joint Actions in Tourism

The potential of cooperation in tourism with a focus on special interest products topped the agenda of the 5th Greek-Saudi joint ministerial meeting held in Athens.

Greece Aiming to Tap into Fishing Tourism Potential

Greece, a country with one of the longest coastlines in Europe and the largest number of fishing boats, is looking for ways to tap into fishing tourism.

Greece Aiming to Attract Higher Spending Travelers

Attracting holidaymakers who are willing to spend more is a key priority for Greece, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

New Greece Promotional Campaign Stirs Emotions 

Greece’s new campaign “You Will Want to Stay Forever” goes beyond the depiction of the country’s popular destinations, telling a story.

Investments, Cooperation Top Greek-Saudi Business Forum Agenda

The sky is the limit for what Greece and Saudi Arabia can achieve if they work together, according to Saudi Investments Minister Khalid Al Falih.

Greece Reaches Out to South Korean Travel Market

As part of Greece’s ongoing strategy to reach out to more markets, the Greek Tourism Ministry and the GNTO met in Athens with leading South Korean tour operators.

Greek Island Limnos Welcomes Olympic Athletes to New Sports Resort

The new Porto Myrina Sports Resort on Limnos island is ready to welcome the world’s leading athletes for holidays and training in Greece.

Greece Invites Emirates Airline to Consider Direct Links to Thessaloniki

Greece’s tourism minister has invited Emirates to examine the possibility of launching direct flights from Dubai and New York to Thessaloniki.

Travelers Back in Athens Boosting Business

Tourists have included Athens in their travel plans this year, giving a much-needed breather to small and medium-sized businesses, says Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Hotel for Sports Tourism Opening on Limnos Island, Greece

The world’s leading athletes will be able to train while enjoying their holidays in Greece at the new Porto Myrina sports resort on Limnos island.

Serbia Tourism Organization to Open Office in Athens

Serbia’s National Tourism Organization and Tourism Ministry will open an office in Athens, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced during his visit to Belgrade.

Travelers from Serbia Set Sights on Greece this Year, Says Tourism Minister

Greece is expecting 900,000 travelers from Serbia this year, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias told the Greek media after meeting in Belgrade with local tour operators.

Scandinavian Travelers Choose Greece this Summer, Says Swedish Ambassador

Thousands of travelers from Scandinavian countries will be visiting Greece this summer for their holidays, according to Sweden’s Ambassador to Greece, Johan Borgstam.